Royal Caribbean's Anthem Of The Seas

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On February 2016, Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas sets sail off the East Coast of New Jersey with more than 6,000 passengers and 1,500 crew members on board (Almasy, 2016). The passenger ship sailed into a storm which threatened the lives and safety of everybody on board. According to CNN and other news agencies, a lawsuit was filed in a Miami federal court alleging the captain’s negligence in sailing into a well-publicized and forecasted storm. In another case, Royal Caribbean 's Explorer of the Seas was on a 10-day cruise in January when a fast-moving bug left nearly 700 passengers and crew stricken with vomiting and diarrhea. The CDC reports that this is the highest number of sick people reported on any cruise ship in two decades. Yet, in another report, the Eastern Star went down during a storm killing more than 450 people. It 's the deadliest boat disaster in China in almost 70 years Cruise Line Safety: In the last 5 years, approximately 1000 people have died on cruise ships which ran aground or sank (Ahmed, 2016). Ironically, there are a lot of people who will never get to experience of going on a cruise because of the fear driven by reports like the aforementioned. In actuality, cruise vacations have a higher percentage of satisfied customers than any other vacation experience. There are a number of compelling reasons why a cruise would be an ideal vacation for family and friends. Taking a cruise can have many different price ranges depending on the…

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